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International Human Resource Management

The University of Edinburgh

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
14600 GBP/year
23950 GBP/year
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The MSc in International Human Resource Management from The University of Edinburgh provides a combination of courses to enable the professional development of future HR practitioners, capable of operating across national borders.  

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Overview

Managing human resources is a key area of business and management. Globalisation and the changing economic, demographic, and political landscape means that what constitutes effective HRM and how it may best be practiced is constantly evolving and increasingly requires an international orientation. The University of Edinburgh Business School’s MSc in International HRM is at the forefront of research-led, practically and theoretically-informed management education.

The MSc in International Human Resource Management from The University of Edinburgh combines the latest theory and research with the development of practical skills and opportunities for the application of knowledge to real-life, international HR issues.

The aim of the MSc in International Human Resource Management is to give you the knowledge, understanding and skills required by HR professionals operating within global organisations.

The programme provides courses that will enable the professional development of future international HR managers. These courses combine theoretical and research-based insights with practical skills and provide opportunities for the application of this knowledge to real-life HR issues.

A strong academic base, enthusiastic faculty and international cohort will ensure a rewarding student experience in our city-centre campus. The School has widespread industry links and students will have exposure to a range of first class guest speakers.

Learning outcomes

Students who follow this programme will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of key terms, theories/concepts and practices within the field of HRM.
  • Obtain, through elective courses, an in-depth knowledge of specific HRM-related theories, skills and practices.
  • Appreciate the implications of increasing globalisation for the management of human resources, with particular reference to HRM in multinational corporations.
  • Develop an ability to undertake qualitative and quantitative research and apply this knowledge in the context of an independently constructed work (i.e. dissertation).
  • To be able to identify and appreciate the significance of ethical issues in HR practices and the management of people in the workplace.

Programme Structure

  • Learning will primarily be through lectures, set reading, class discussions, exercises, group-work assignments, problem solving in tutorials and case studies. 
  • Assessment methods include examinations, assignments, presentations or continuous assessment. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are five application rounds.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
67 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements

  • You will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Candidates must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in Human Resource Management.
Supporting your application
  • Preference will be given to those with grades above the minimum requirements due to strong competition for places on this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23952 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14604 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

  • Business School scholarships

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